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Aaron Lockett
22  Aaron Lockett
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tulsa, Okla.

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 165

Position:
Wide Receiver

2001 (Senior) - Will serve as team representative for the third straight year and team captain for the second... Preseason All-America candidate and candidate for Tatupu and Biletnikoff Awards... Playboy Magazine preseason All-America team member.

2000 (Junior) - SECOND TEAM ALL-AMERICAN as return specialist by BCSFootball.com website... FIRST TEAM ALL-BIG 12 as selected by coaches, Associated Press, Dallas Morning News, The Sporting News, Fort Worth Star Telegram... SECOND TEAM ALL-BIG 12 by Houston Chronicle... Shared K-State SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF YEAR honor with All-America PK Jamie Rheem...

Led nation in punt return average with K-State school-record 22.8 average... Outdueled Andre Davis of Virginia Tech (22.0) for national lead... Broke K-State school record for average in a season held by David Allen (22.1 in 1998)... Had 68 yards on 2 punt returns in Big 12 title game with Oklahoma (12/2), including 58-yarder for touchdown that marked the first time a punt had been returned for a score in a Big 12 Championship game...

Also had punt returns for touchdowns in back-to-back games against Louisiana Tech (69-yarder) and Ball State (83-yarder), joining teammate David Allen and Quinton Spotwood of Syracuse as the only three players in NCAA history ever to acccomplish that feat... Lockett?s 501 yards on punt returns is 2nd on the single-season list behind only Allen?s 730 in 1998...

Finished 2nd on team in receptions (36), receiving yards (584)... Currently 6th in career receptions (113) and 4th in career receiving yards (2,043)... One of only four Wildcats to ever reach 2,000 receiving yards in a career...

Led Wildcats against Texas A&M (10/28) with 119 yards on 6 catches, the sixth 100-yard receiving game of his career (5th on that list)... Also had a touchdown catch vs. Aggies, moving him into T5th on the career TD catch list with 11... Had catches in 11 of K-State?s 13 games... Other TD catch came at Colorado (9/30)...

Led Wildcats in all-purpose yards with 1,459... Total was 7th on single-season list... Averaged 18.5 yards on his 79 touches of the football this season... Team representative for the 2000 season.

2000 Wildcat Track - Finished fifth in the 60-meter dash (6.77) at the 2000 Big 12 Indoor Track & Field Championships.. Best time of year was 6.75 in Big 12 semis... Broke KSU indoor record in 60 with 6.69 at last year?s Big 12 meet... Went 21.48 in 200 to rank 2nd all-time.

1999 (Sophomore) - SECOND TEAM ALL-BIG 12 by coaches and Kansas City Star... Second on the team with 33 catches for 531 yards (16.1 avg.) and three touchdown receptions? Had season-high six receptions for 51 yards in season-opener against Temple? Had season-high 90 yards (4 receptions) against UTEP? Caught two touchdown passes among his three receptions for 58 yards in K-State win at Oklahoma State? Caught two passes for 73 yards in season-finale against Missouri, including 30-yard TD? K-State coaches? Offensive Player of the Week for performance against Texas... Featured on NCAA Football television show ?The Slant? for his rapping ability... Chosen as a team representative for 1999.

1998 (Freshman) - FRESHMAN ALL-AMERICA selection by Football News and The Sporting News... Second on the team with 928 receiving yards on 44 catches... Set K-State freshman record for receiving yards in a season... His 928 yards were tied for second on K-State single-season charts... Shattered the school mark for yards per reception in a season, averaging 21.1 yards per catch in 1998... Involved in the longest pass play in K-State history when he caught a 97-yard pass for touchdown from Michael Bishop in the Wildcats? 62-7 win over Northeast Louisiana... Scored two touchdowns in that game and tied for second on K-State single-game lists with 188 receiving yards... Turned in 100-yard receiving efforts in five games in 1998, including three consecutive contests (Kansas, Baylor, Nebraska)...

Joined with Darnell McDonald to mark K-State?s first season with two players having more than 900 receiving yards in a season... Caught two TD passes and racked up 167 yards on five catches in K-State?s 52-20 win over Oklahoma State... Also rushed one time for 12 yards vs. Texas A&M... Saw action in all 13 games with six starts.

1998 Wildcat Track - Finished fourth in the 60-meter dash at the 1998 Big 12 Indoor Championships... Provisionally qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships with a best time of 6.71 seconds to defeat fellow Big 12 football players Ben Kelly of Colorado and Montrell Flowers of Texas.

1997 - Redshirt season.

Washington HS - Earned All-State honors from Tulsa World, Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma Coaches Association in 1996... First team All-Metro pick... Listed as one of the top 5 receivers in Oklahoma by BlueChip... PrepStar All-America pick... Totaled more than 650 yards receiving with eight TD catches in 1996... Also had eight interceptions on defense in ?96? Played both ways all of senior year and on all special teams except for punt and kickoff coverage teams... Averaged 100 plays per game... Helped Washington to a 10-2 record and second-round appearance in state playoffs in both 1994 and 1995 and the state semifinals with a 10-3 record in 1996... Helped Washington to basketball state title in 1995...

Ran on state champion 4x100-meter relay team in 1994... Ran a 10.3 100 meters en route to winning state title in 1997... Lettered four years in football, four years in track and three years in basketball.

Personal - Born Sept. 6, 1978... Parents are John and Beatrice Lockett... Brother, Kevin, is a wide receiver for the Washington Redskins and ended his K-State career as the school?s career receiving leader in catches and yardage, as well as the all-time Big Eight Conference leader in receptions? Favorite sports person is Kansas City Chief Andre Rison... Has ran track for 12 years... Business major... Is an accomplished rap singer who produced a CD while in high school called ?STRANGE State of OK? ... Goes by the stage name of ?Strange.?

Bowl Performances - Played, but did not catch a pass in 1998 Builders Square Alamo Bowl ... Caught two passes for 20 yards, and had one rushing attempt for one yard in 1999 Culligan Holiday Bowl... In 2001 Southwestern Bell Cotton Bowl victory over Tennessee, had three catches for 22 yards, one punt return for three yards and one rush for minus-4.

Career Stats - Rushing

?

G

Rush

Yds

Avg.

TD

Long

1998

12

1

12

12.0

0

12

1999

11

3

-9

--

0

5

2000

13

7

62

8.9

0

55

Totals

36

11

65

5.9

0

55

Career highs - Rushes: 2 vs. Iowa State (11/4/00); Yards: 55 vs. Louisiana Tech (9/2/00); Long: 55 vs. Louisiana Tech.

Career Stats - Receiving

?

G

Rec

Yds

Avg.

TD

Long

1998

12

44

928

21.1

6

97

1999

11

33

531

16.1

3

43

2000

13

36

584

16.2

2

50

Totals

36

113

2,043

18.1

11

97

Career highs - Catches: 7 vs. Baylor (11/7/98); Yards: 188 vs. NE Louisiana (9/26/98); TDs: 2 (3 times, last vs. Oklahoma State, 10/23/99); Long: 97t vs. NE Louisiana (9/26/98).

Career Stats - Punt Returns

G

Ret

Yds

Avg.

TD

Long

1998

12

0

1999

11

0

2000

13

22

501

22.8

3

83

Totals

36

22

501

22.8

3

83

Career highs - Returns: 3 (3 times, last vs. Colorado, 9/30/00), Yards: 123 vs. Ball State (9/16/00); TDs - 1 (3 times, last vs. Oklahoma (12/2/00).

Punt return touchdowns

  • 69 vs. Louisiana Tech (9/2/00)
  • 83 vs. Ball State (9/16/00)
  • 58 vs. Oklahoma (12/2/00)
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